This assessment task relates to the following learning outcomes in this paper:
- Critically examine the aetiology of addiction
- Identify and discuss bio psychosocial factors (including the continuum of substance use) that contribute to and maintain substance abuse.
- Critically examine the relative efficacy of interventions for substance abuse.
- Present work to the appropriate academic standard
Write an essay analysing and critiquing at least two different models of addiction. For each model clearly:
Identify the theoretical rationale
Identify interventions associated with the model
Comment on the application to client groups
Refer to relevant outcome data.